Factors Affecting The Spiritual Well-being of Foreign Immigrant Wives in Korea

Title
Factors Affecting The Spiritual Well-being of Foreign Immigrant Wives in Korea
Authors
유은광
Keywords
Immigrant Wives; Spiritual Well-being; Multiculture
Issue Date
2015-06
Publisher
Science and Engineering Research Support Society
Citation
International Journal of Bio-Science and Bio-Technology, v. 7, NO 3, Page. 223-232
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to identify the influencing factors that affect spiritual well-being of foreign immigrant women in Korea. Research design is descriptive survey study. The participants of this research were foreign immigrant women married to Korean men residing in the 5 cities, S, KG(H, Y), KN(J) and P. Structured questionnaire was used to verify the degree of spiritual well-being and acculturative stress level. Data were collected from August 2010 to May 2011 and were analyzed by SPSS. As a result, the mean score of spiritual well-being was 3.31±.48. Some of the variables studied prior to the research were , satisfaction of marriage life, life quality in Korea, acculturative stress level, duration of stay in Korea, degree of education and religion were the major factors that affected the spiritual well-being of the foreign immigrant wives. In order to increase the level of their spiritual well-being, the immigrant wives should be able to practice their religion of choice, and increasing the effectiveness of communication through various methods, such as Korean language education and learning the wives’ languages, would also help raise the level of marriage life satisfaction. More effort to develop other intercession methods should be made.
URI
http://www.earticle.net/article.aspx?sn=249601http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11754/25743
ISSN
2233-7849
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.14257/ijbsbt.2015.7.3.24
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